Terms and Conditions
Welcome to the Official Website for the National Association of the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd in the United States, property of The Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, Inc. ("CGSUSA", "we", "us" or "our"), a 501(c)(3) non-profit.
2. Accuracy of Information
We attempt to be as accurate as possible when describing our services on the Website; however, to the extent permitted by applicable law, we do not warrant that the service descriptions, colors or other content available on the Website is accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free.
3. Intellectual Property
All content available on the Website, including, but not limited to, text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, data compilations, and software, and the compilation thereof (the "Content") is the property of The Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, Inc., our affiliates, our partners or our licensors, and is protected by United States and international copyright laws.
The trademarks, logos, and service marks displayed on the Website (collectively, the "Trademarks") are the registered and unregistered marks of CGSUSA, our affiliates, our licensors or our partners, in the USA and other countries, and are protected by United States and international trademark laws. All other Trademarks not owned by us, our affiliates, our partners or our licensors that appear on the Website are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by us.
Except as set forth in the limited license in Section 4 below, or as required under applicable law, neither the Content, the Trademarks, nor any other portion of the Website may be used, reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, accessed, modified, or otherwise exploited, in full or in part, for any purpose without our prior written consent.
4. Limited License
We grant you a limited, revocable, and non-exclusive license to access and make personal use of the Website. Please note that you may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose the Website or any portion thereof without our prior written consent.
The limited license set forth in this Section 4 does not include the right to:
- Modify or download the Website or its Content (except caching or as necessary to view Content);
- Make any use of the Website or its Content other than personal use;
- Create any derivative work based upon either the Website or its Content;
- Collect account information for the benefit of another party;
- Use any meta tags or any other "hidden text" utilizing our name or the Trademarks without our express written consent; or
- Use software robots, spiders, crawlers, or similar data gathering and extraction tools, or take any other action that may impose an unreasonable burden or load on our infrastructure.
You are granted a limited, revocable, and nonexclusive right to create a hyperlink to the home page of the Website for personal, non-commercial use only. A website that links to our Website:
- May link to, but not replicate, our Content;
- May not imply that we are endorsing such website or its services or products;
- May not misrepresent its relationship with us;
- May not contain content that could be construed as distasteful, obscene, offensive or controversial, and may contain only content appropriate for all ages;
- May not portray us or our products or services in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive or objectionable manner, or associate us with undesirable products, services, or opinions;
- May not use any Trademark without express written permission;
- May not link to any page of the Website other than the home page.
We may, in our sole discretion, request that you remove any link to the Website, and upon receipt of such request, you shall immediately remove such link.
Any unauthorized use by you of the Website terminates the limited license set forth in this Section 4 without prejudice to any other remedy provided by applicable law.
5. Site Contents
Information on the Website is provided with the understanding that the CGSUSA is not rendering professional advice or recommendations. You should not rely on any information on these pages to replace consultations with qualified professionals to meet your individual needs.
6. Third Party Links
This site may be linked to other sites and services that are not maintained by CGSUSA. We are not responsible for the content of those sites. Consequently, we cannot be held responsible for the accuracy, relevancy, copyright compliance, legality, or decency of material contained in sites listed on or otherwise linked to our Website. The inclusion of any link to such sites does not imply endorsement by CGSUSA. CGSUSA makes no representations whatsoever about any other website which you may access through this one.
Please exercise discretion while browsing the Internet. These other sites may send their own cookies to users, collect data, solicit personal information, or contain information that you may find inappropriate or offensive. Please keep in mind that whenever you give out personal information online that information can be collected and used by people you don't know. While we strive to protect your personal information and privacy, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose online; you make such disclosures at your own risk.
We reserve the right to disable links from third-party sites to any CGSUSA Website.
7. User Comments, Feedback, Submissions and Postings
All comments, feedback, submissions, or other information communicated to CGSUSA through this site (collective, the "Submission") will forever be the property of CGSUSA. We will not be required to treat any Submission as confidential, and will not be liable for any ideas for its business (including without limitation, product, or promotion ideas) and will not incur any liability as a result of any similarities that may appear in future CGSUSA business. We will be entitled to use the Submission for any noncommercial or other purpose whatsoever, without compensation to you or any other person sending the Submission. You acknowledge that you own whatever material you submit, and use of your Submission by CGSUSA will not infringe or violate the rights of any third party.
8. Representations and Warranties; Limitation of Liability
The website is presented "as is." We make no representations or warranties of any kind whatsoever, express or implied, in connection with these terms and conditions or the Website, including but not limited to warranties of merchantability, non-infringement or fitness for a particular purpose, unless such representations and warranties are not legally excludable.
You agree that we will not be responsible or liable, under any circumstances, for any (a) interruption of business; (b) access delays or access interruptions to the Website; (c) data non-delivery, misdelivery, corruption, destruction or other modification; (d) loss or damages of any sort incurred as a result of dealings with or the presence of off-website links on the website; (e) computer viruses, system failure or malfunction which may occur in connection with your use of the Website, including during hyperlink to or from third party websites; or (f) events beyond our reasonable control.
Further, to the maximum extent permitted by law we will not be liable for any indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages of any kind (including lost profits) related to the Website regardless of the form of action whether in contract, tort (including negligence), or otherwise, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages. In no event shall our maximum aggregate liability exceed one hundred dollars ($100.00).
The materials in this Website are provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind either expressed or implied, to the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, CGSUSA disclaims all warranties or merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. CGSUSA does not warrant that the functions contained in the material will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components. CGSUSA does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use of or the result of the use of the material in this site in terms of their correctness, accuracy, reliability, or otherwise.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold us harmless for any loss, damages or costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from any third party claim, action, or demand resulting from your use of the Website. You also agree to indemnify us for any loss, damages, or costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from your use of software robots, spiders, crawlers, or similar data gathering and extraction tools, or any other action you take that imposes an unreasonable burden or load on our infrastructure.
10. Jurisdictional Issues
This publication is distributed internationally and may contain references to programs, products, and services that are not available in your country, state, or particular location. These references do not imply that CGSUSA intends to announce or provide programs, products, or services in your country, state, or particular location.
Unless otherwise specified, the Contents on this CGSUSA site are presented solely for these purposes of promoting programs, products, services, and other content available in the United States and its territories, possessions, and protectorates. Those who choose to access this site do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.
We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to change these Terms and Conditions at any time by posting the changes on the Website. Any changes are effective immediately upon posting to the Website. Your continued use of the Website constitutes your agreement to all such terms and conditions. We may, with or without prior notice, terminate any of the rights granted by these Terms and Conditions. You shall comply immediately with any termination or other notice, including, as applicable, by ceasing all use of the Website.
Nothing contained in these Terms and Conditions shall be construed as creating any agency, partnership, or other form of joint enterprise between us. Our failure to require your performance of any provision hereof shall not affect the full right to require such performance at any time thereafter, nor shall our waiver of a breach of any provision hereof be taken or held to be a waiver of the provision itself. In the event that any provision of these Terms and Conditions shall be unenforceable or invalid under any applicable law or be so held by any applicable court decision, such unenforceability or invalidity shall not render these Terms and Conditions unenforceable or invalid as a whole. We will amend or replace such provision with one that is valid and enforceable and which achieves, to the extent possible, our original objectives and intent as reflected in the original provision.
If you have any questions regarding these Terms and Conditions, please contact us by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.